Philippe Manoury, appointed to the Chair of Creation at the Collège de France for the 2016-17 academic year, completes his journey by presenting two mixed works that incarnate and expose his primary concerns. A precise study on time and its multiple “modes of expression” in a vast form for two pianos and four virtual violins; the birth of autonomous electronic structures, though brought about from the violin solo in Partita II. From beginning to end, in this work, the soloist is the origin and “computer” for the performance between several strata, where different times overlap. Le temps, mode d’emploi, a frontispiece of musical research.
PHILIPPE MANOURY PARTITA II ; LE TEMPS, MODE D’EMPLOI
Hae-Sun Kang Violin
Duo GrauSchumacher Pianos
Serge Lemouton (IRCAM), José-Miguel Fernandez Computer Music Design
État de l'art / État d'alerte
Symposium at the College de France
Tuesday, June 6, 9am-6pm, College de France, Amphithéâtre Marguerite de Navarre.
Free entry, limited seats available.
Partita II's Excerpt
by Philippe Manoury, with the violonist Hae-Sun Kang, as a part of the Festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije 2012
Composer (b. 1952)
Despite his formal training as a pianist and composer, Philippe Manoury maintans that he is self-taught. His music is often associated with mathematical models and this interest ...